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62BUILDERS' DIGEST| OCTOBER-NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2010WWW.BATC.ORGbatc | REPORTSpike ReportIn building a strong Association, Spikes are priceless. A Spike is a member who works torecruit new members, get members involved and retains members. Here's how to start: You mustearn six credits within two consecutive membership years. You receive one Spike credit for eachnew member you recruit and an additional half credit when that new member renews on orbefore their anniversary date. You must earn two credits per year until you reach 25 credits tobecome a Life Spike. 9/10/10SUPER SPIKES250+MEMBERSOn The Green-Emeritus Member of BATC,Al TeWinkel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 595Emeritus Member of BATC, Duane Meyer. . . . . . . . 494Pratt Homes, Lowell Pratt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 386JMS Custom Homes, LLC, Jeff Schoenwetter. . . . . 334Emeritus Member of BATC, Marlin Grant. . . . . . . . 305Emeritus Member of BATC, Jim Carlson. . . . . . . . . 293JJS Associates, Inc., Jan Berg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284Pratt Homes, Len Pratt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268Cundy, Santine & Associates Architects,George Cundy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264Trilite Stone Company, Jerry Peterson. . . . . . . . . . . 263Thompson Plumbing Corp., Keith Gause. . . . . . . . . 261ROYAL SPIKES150-249MEMBERSOakcrest Building Products, Tony Koval. . . . . . . . . . 246Plekkenpol Builders, Craig Plekkenpol. . . . . . . . . . . . 231On the Level Inc., Chris Thompson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 227Jefferson Homes, Kent Jefferson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 224Lyman Lumber Co., John Waldron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220Builders Insurance Services, Jim Lynum. . . . . . . . . . 219Gorham Builders, Inc., Michael Gorham. . . . . . . . . . 215Lyman Lumber Co., Dale Carlson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213Swanson Homes, Curt Swanson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208Arrow Building Center, Jon Coty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199Emeritus Member of BATC, Betty Hardle. . . . . . . . . 196Emeritus Member of BATC, Mike McCalvy. . . . . . . . 185C.N. Ostrom & Son, Inc., Curt Ostrom. . . . . . . . . . . 180Lund Builders, Inc.-Emeritus Member of BATC,Roy Lund. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168Ken Reinhardt Construction Co., Ken Reinhardt. . . 168Passages Design Build, LLC, Kevin Kamerud. . . . . . 153Kathy Trimble Custom Homes, Inc., Kathy Trimble. 152RED SPIKES100-149 MEMBERSNew Spaces, Doug Nelson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129The Pemtom Land Company, Daniel Herbst. . . . . . 124Harkraft, Inc., Warren Eck. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122L. Cramer Designers & Builders, Larry Cramer. . . . . 120Peterson, Peterson & Associates, Inc., Carl Peterson117National Home Security, Inc., Rick Echternacht. . . . 115Commers The Water Company, John Commers. . . 114L.A. Laukka Development Co., Larry Laukka. . . . . . 109Hans Hagen Homes, Inc., Hans Hagen. . . . . . . . . . . 105Mid-America Cedar, Susan Zick. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104GREEN SPIKES50-99 MEMBERSXcel Energy, MN Gas Business Development,Becky Harasyn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99Woodland, O'Brien & Associates, Keith O'Brien. . . 99Brunn Remodeling, Inc., Wayne Brunn. . . . . . . . . . . . 94BSH Home Appliance Corporation, Bruce Ellenson90Rudy Wicklander Homes, Inc., Rudy Wicklander. . . 89J.J. Vanderson & Co., John Vandermyde. . . . . . . . . . 88Katherine Taylor's Homes, Inc., Kathy Taylor. . . . . . . 87J. Rohs Homes, Inc., Jon Rohs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86Heritage Minnesota LLC, Monte Mraz. . . . . . . . . . . . . 86C.N. Ostrom & Son, Inc., Kathe Ostrom. . . . . . . . . . . 85RBC Tile & Stone , Jan Voigt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85Lyman Lumber Co., Tim Liester. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84TJB Homes, Inc., Tom Budzynski. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83Charles Cudd DeNovo, LLC, Charles Cudd. . . . . . . . 83Hartman Communities LLC, Terry Hartman. . . . . . . . 79Hanson Builders, Inc., Dean Hanson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78North American Realty, Inc., Frank Kottschade. . . . 76Bob Michels Construction, Inc., Bob Michels. . . . . . . 75Trilite Stone Company, Len Przybylski. . . . . . . . . . . . . 74The Builders Club, Bob Cremers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70Sussel Corporation, Alf Wiik. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70Capital Title Corporation, Gregory Lemmons. . . . . . 68Shamrock Builders, Inc., Jim Stanton. . . . . . . . . . . . . 68Builders Insurance Group, Inc., Bob Froiland. . . . . . 67Tilsenbilt Homes LLC, Jim Tilsen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66Innovative Surfaces, Inc., Kellie Akins. . . . . . . . . . . . . 64Marvin Windows & Doors, John Taylor. . . . . . . . . . . 59Glowing Hearth & Home, Pattie Martin. . . . . . . . . . . 59Tilsenbilt Homes LLC, Bob Tilsen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56New Spaces , Shawn Nelson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54R.A. Kot Homes, Rick Kot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51LIFE SPIKES25-49 MEMBERSStony Lake Properties, Inc., John Ordway. . . . . . . . . 47Cardinal Homebuilders Inc., Tom Wiener. . . . . . . . . . 47Hansen, Jergensen, Nergaard & Co., Dick Jergensen. 46Automatic Door & Fireplaces, Bob Bennett. . . . . . . 45Main Street Builders, LLC, Mark Sova. . . . . . . . . . . . . 44All Aspects Construction, Dwight Deisting. . . . . . . . 44Werner Electric Supply, Tera Snyder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44Awad & Koontz Architects Builders Inc., Ali Awad. 42Relocation Team Worldwide, Sue Marshall. . . . . . . . 42Senior Housing Partners, Pamela Belz. . . . . . . . . . . . 42MPLS. ST. PAUL Magazine, Jayne Carey-Peterson. . 42Custom One Homes, Mike Rygh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41Pratt Homes, Cal Anderson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40Hansen Hometech, Inc., Doug Hansen. . . . . . . . . . . . 40Lampert Yards, Pat Hegseth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37Conhaim Associates, Inc., Roger Conhaim. . . . . . . . . 36Kyle Hunt & Partners Incorporated, Kyle Hunt. . . . . 34Ross Nesbit Agencies, Inc., Cary Shaich. . . . . . . . . . . 32Automated Building Components - Kitchen Division,Bill Bye. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32Midwest Home Magazine, Kori Meewes. . . . . . . . . . . 32TimberCraft Remodeling, Peter Murlowski. . . . . . . . . 29Bolin Marketing and Advertising, Jack Silverman. . . 29Kate-Lo Tile & Stone, Sandy Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29John Kraemer & Sons, Inc., Gary Kraemer. . . . . . . . . 29Midwest Home Magazine, Julie Krahn. . . . . . . . . . . . . 28Accent Homes, Inc., Bud Dropps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27Kruger Financial Services, Kevin Kruger. . . . . . . . . . . 26Coffman Development Company, Bill Coffman. . . . . 25M|A|Peterson Designbuild, Inc., Mark Peterson. . . 25Hayfield Window & Door. Co., Inc., Fran Otto. . . . . 25SPIKES6-24 MEMBERSScherer Brothers Lumber, Jim Stokes. . . . . . . . . . . . . 22Ratzlaff Homes, Inc., Colleen Ratzlaff LaBeau. . . . . . 21Pillar Homes Partner Inc., K.C. Chermak. . . . . . . . . . . 21Home Buyers Warranty, Elizabeth Kost. . . . . . . . . . . 20Advent Construction Co., Inc., George Rossez. . . . . 20Advisors Mortgage, Gail Vinje. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19Lecy Bros. Homes & Remodeling, Ruth Lecy. . . . . . . 18Pella Windows & Doors -Twin Cities, Todd Krafty. . . 18Ron Clark Construction, Sarah Evans. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18Streeter & Associates, Inc., Don Streeter. . . . . . . . . . . 17Gerold Bros. Construction, Inc., David Gerold. . . . . . 16C & D Granite, Inc., Curt Steil. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15The Builders Group, Jimmy Zugschwert. . . . . . . . . . . 15Ryan Homes, Inc., Thomas Ryan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14Pro Build, Jack Stevenson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14Roof Depot, Inc., Dan Conkey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13Ron Clark Construction, Ron Clark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13Bacchus Homes, Inc., Randy Bacchus. . . . . . . . . . . . . 13Corporate 4 Insurance, Michael Hoppe. . . . . . . . . . . . 13New Home Sales Coach, LLC, Rick Storlie. . . . . . . . . 12Semler Construction, Inc., Pete Semler. . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Authentic Construction Co., Inc., Jim Lambeth. . . . . . 11D.W. Lutterman, Inc., Dean Lutterman. . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Mega Homes Inc, Meg Dehn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Relation Team Worldwide, Constance Koopman. . . . 9Bruggeman Homes, Paul Bruggeman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Jerry's Floor Store, Heather Cullen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Mulcrone & Associates, Kerry Mulcrone. . . . . . . . . . . . 8McNulty Construction, Co., James McNulty. . . . . . . . . 7Aulik & Associates Inc., Gary Aulik. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7Flynn Construction, Bob Flynn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

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